Adjuster:

Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 1102 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
502 988 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
503 20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
504 1158 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
505 747 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
506 8 Oceans BV $6,058,958 31.2% 1,206 $5,024 $19,422,319 4/22/10
507 48 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
508 875 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
509 549 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
510 469 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
511 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
512 764 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
513 784 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
514 169 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
515 1120 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
516 978 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
517 512 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
518 631 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
519 844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
520 806 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
521 495 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
522 577 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
523 449 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
524 599 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
525 405 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
526 746 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
527 1147 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
528 26 Good Hair RAtt. $1,039,220 25.0% 186 $5,587 $4,157,223 10/9/09
529 894 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
530 12 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
531 47 More Than a Game LGF $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
532 835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
533 983 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
534 673 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
535 1105 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
536 434 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
537 381 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
538 953 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
539 356 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
540 705 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
541 44 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
542 624 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
543 77 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
544 995 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
545 1099 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
546 122 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
547 520 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
548 565 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
549 808 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
550 1152 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
551 318 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
552 634 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
553 264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
554 315 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
555 317 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
556 878 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
557 644 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
558 864 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
559 120 Food, Inc. Magn. $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
560 197 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
561 905 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
562 538 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
563 689 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
564 583 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
565 391 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
566 740 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
567 198 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
568 1005 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
569 86 Tyson SPC $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
570 456 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
571 846 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
572 5 Earth (2009) BV $8,825,760 27.6% 1,804 $4,892 $32,011,576 4/22/09
573 102 Every Little Step SPC $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
574 185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
575 759 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
576 34 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 41.7% 221 $1,400 $741,557 3/27/09
577 500 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
578 605 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
579 1166 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
580 283 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
581 192 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
582 629 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
583 733 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
584 831 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
585 443 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
586 879 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
587 851 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
588 909 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
589 483 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
590 738 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
591 966 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
592 716 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
593 929 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
594 580 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
595 665 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
596 945 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
597 984 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
598 1057 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
599 1091 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
600 926 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,286,590-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1166

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15